Though the fireworks were spectacular in Chicago, there is no question that the highlight of the holiday weekend for me and Emanuel was visiting our scholarship campers at Camp Greenheart at YMCA's Camp Duncan in northern Illinois.
This past summer, 27 students from across Chicago participated in Greenheart International's first annual Camp Greenheart: a week-long summer camp focused on cultural exchange, environmental stewardship, personal development, and fun.
Greenheart International hosted the Annual Fundraiser benefiting Camp Greenheart in Chicago. The event generated over $10,000 in donations for Camp Greenheart, surpassing our fundraising goal by $3,000.
Its not everyday you that a cultural exchange organization decides to open a summer camp...but then again its not every day you encounter an organization like Greenheart!
Taking place in the summer of 2014, Camp Greenheart serves as the newest (and some will argue the most fun!) initiative of Green…